Punta Islita

Location: Northern Pacific Coast | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Perched on a hilltop above its own private beach, the breathtaking ocean views and utter seclusion at charming Punta Islita make it one of our Costa Rican favourites.
Perfect forR&R. Whilst soft adventure and beach activities are all on hand, dragging yourself away from the infinity pool might be your biggest challenge! Although popular for romantic escapes, the villas at Punta Islita cater perfectly for families too.
In the knowPunta Islita places huge importance on the local community and a percentage of Punta Islita’s annual turnover goes towards the community. Guests have the opportunity to visit the local community and witness these impressive projects.

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • Hideaway
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Romantic

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Punta Islita has a stunning location on the Nicoya Peninusla in Guanacaste, in a tropical beach and jungle setting.

Rooms at Punta Islita

Hidden around the hillside are gorgeous and spacious rooms and suites. The secluded and romantic suites at Punta Islita are perfect for honeymooners looking for that extra bit of privacy. With a private Jacuzzi and spectacular views, these suites are the ultimate hideaway.

The two to four-bedroom villas ideally equipped for families and groups - each villa comes with kitchen, dining and lounge areas and a private plunge pool, set in pretty gardens.

Food & Drink

Enjoy freshly-caught seafood and panoramic ocean views at the Pacifico restaurant, and dine on favourites such as pizzas and burgers by the beach at Los Cocos Beach Club.


There's a fitness room if you fancy a workout. Overdone it? Visit the blissful spa to relax with traditional massages and aromatherapy, or unwind by the stunning infinity-edge pool, and take in the glorious views.

Activities at Punta Islita

Take surf lessons, watch sea turtles hatch, learn Spanish, take an art workshop, zipline through the rainforest canopy, go horse riding or play golf.

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Hotel location

Punta Islita is a 40-minute flight from San Jose airport, or a 5-hour drive from San Jose.

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